Car rental Kefalonia – find the best rent-a-car deals at Kefalonia Airport
The island of Kefalonia (or Cephalonia) on the Ionian Sea, west of the continental Greece is popular holiday destination for both Greek and foreign tourists.
With a large influx of tourist, especially in the summer season, car rental business thrives in Kefalonia. The greatest choice of rent-a-car suppliers can be found at Kefalonia Airport, one of the major gateways to the island.
Nissan Micra is amongst the cheapest cars to rent in Kefalonia. In the fleet of, for example, Green Motion at Kefalonia Airport (EFL)
Kefalonia Airport car rental companies
Apart from major international brands, such as Avis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar, Enterprise Rent A Car or Green Motion, car rental at the airport is available also from the Greek suppliers Caldera and Auto Union. Please note, that some of the above mentioned companies operate directly in the terminal of the airport, while others provide a shuttle transportation to their facilities in a short distance from the terminal.
Internet search engines, such as Cartrawler make it easy to compare thoroughly car rental offers from many providers at the destination of your choice.
When searching on Cartrawler, in every offer’s description you will find an indication whether the pick-up is directly at the airport or off-site.
Kefalonia – mostly small cars to rent; book in advance for people carriers
Adapting to the needs of the holidaymakers, who make for the majority of car rental customers on Kefalonia, the local rent-a-car companies offer primarily small and compact sized cars. Nissan Micra, Fiat Panda, Hyundai i10, VW UP, VW Polo, Opel Corsa and Toyota Yaris are the most popular models in the mini and economy class; widely available and often at competitive rate, starting from around £100 for a week of car hire in the summer season.
In the compact class, Ford Focus, Hyundai Accent, Opel Astra and VW Golf are often on offer.
If you require, however, a larger vehicle, please note that the offer of people carriers - 7-seater minivans or minibuses with space for up to 9 people – is rather limited. Book well in advance to secure the availability and best rates for car as Opel Zafira, Opel Vivaro, Citroen Jumpy or VW Transporter to rent in Kefalonia.
Flights to Kefalonia
Much like at the other Greek islands, the majority of all operations at Kefalonia Airport takes place during the summer season. Seasonal and charter flights to this Greek Island are available from several European countries, the UK offers, however, a particularly wide choice of Kefalonia routes. Carriers as Easyjet, Flybe, Jet2, Thomas Cook and Thomson Airways operate flights to Kefalonia from Birmingham, Bristol, London, Manchester, East Midlands and Edinburgh, amongst others.
The only year round services at Kefalonia Airport are the domestic flights to and from Athens and other Greek islands (Corfu, Crete and Zakhyntos, amongst others).
Kefalonia Airport - EFL is located on the southern coast of the island, approximately 6 miles south of the capital, Argostoli.
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